The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 171 196 195
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Contract jobs citing Adobe 597 487 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 1.05% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 2.23% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 275 237
Average daily rate
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£348 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £198 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.63 £42.25 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £19.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-26.92% +11.36%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22443 21822 24527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 46.91% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12742 12175 12864
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1014 1126 1280
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 343 £375 +7.14% 97
South East +26 84 £313 +2.45% 36
North West +36 64 £340 -2.85% 16
Yorkshire +22 29 £170 -43.33% 13
East of England -33 26 £375 +15.38% 12
West Midlands -5 25 £275 -6.77% 10
East Midlands +5 12 £375 +400.00% 11
South West -38 7 £220 -24.78% 16
North East -12 5 - - 5
Midlands - - - -
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 616 (49.96%) HTML
2 512 (41.52%) CSS
3 465 (37.71%) Photoshop
4 391 (31.71%) JavaScript
5 357 (28.95%) Adobe Illustrator
6 282 (22.87%) HTML5
7 231 (18.73%) Java
8 194 (15.73%) jQuery
9 190 (15.41%) Adobe CQ
10 180 (14.60%) Marketing
11 163 (13.22%) CSS3
12 156 (12.65%) Flash
13 155 (12.57%) E-Commerce
14 140 (11.35%) Microsoft
15 131 (10.62%) Axure RP
16 128 (10.38%) Degree
17 120 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
17 120 (9.73%) InDesign
18 119 (9.65%) CMS
19 117 (9.49%) Responsive Web Design
20 112 (9.08%) Finance
21 111 (9.00%) MS Office
22 107 (8.68%) XML
23 105 (8.52%) Web Design
24 102 (8.27%) Mobile App
25 100 (8.11%) Analytics
26 89 (7.22%) Content Management
27 87 (7.06%) OO
27 87 (7.06%) Dreamweaver
28 86 (6.97%) Windows

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 190 (15.41%) Adobe CQ
2 119 (9.65%) CMS
3 47 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 44 (3.57%) WordPress
5 21 (1.70%) LiveCycle
6 16 (1.30%) Mule
7 12 (0.97%) Node.js
7 12 (0.97%) FileNet
8 11 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.89%) IBM Notes
8 11 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.81%) SAS
9 10 (0.81%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.73%) Documentum
11 8 (0.65%) Apache
11 8 (0.65%) ArcGIS
11 8 (0.65%) Drupal
11 8 (0.65%) Confluence
12 7 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 465 (37.71%) Photoshop
2 357 (28.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 120 (9.73%) InDesign
4 111 (9.00%) MS Office
5 74 (6.00%) Adobe Captivate
6 71 (5.76%) MS Excel
7 67 (5.43%) OmniGraffle
8 54 (4.38%) Adobe After Effects
9 51 (4.14%) Acrobat
10 49 (3.97%) Fireworks
11 42 (3.41%) MS Visio
12 39 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
13 17 (1.38%) MS Project
14 11 (0.89%) AutoCAD
15 8 (0.65%) RoboHelp
15 8 (0.65%) Revit
16 7 (0.57%) InfoPath
16 7 (0.57%) CINEMA 4D
16 7 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
16 7 (0.57%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 41 (3.33%) SiteCatalyst
2 37 (3.00%) Magento
3 11 (0.89%) Google Analytics
4 9 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.65%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.41%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.41%) Maximo
7 4 (0.32%) TRIRIGA
8 3 (0.24%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.24%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.24%) SAP HR-PA
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.081%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.081%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.081%) Oracle BRM
10 1 (0.081%) SAP MII
10 1 (0.081%) Summit
10 1 (0.081%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.081%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.81%) SaaS
2 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.081%) Responsys
6 1 (0.081%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.081%) GitHub
6 1 (0.081%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.73%) Internet
2 30 (2.43%) Intranet
3 13 (1.05%) LAN
4 6 (0.49%) FTP
4 6 (0.49%) HTTP
4 6 (0.49%) Extranet
5 5 (0.41%) VPN
5 5 (0.41%) DNS
6 4 (0.32%) SSL
6 4 (0.32%) Firewall
7 3 (0.24%) SAN
7 3 (0.24%) WAN
8 2 (0.16%) DHCP
8 2 (0.16%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.16%) SMS
8 2 (0.16%) Broadband
8 2 (0.16%) DSL
8 2 (0.16%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.16%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (4.54%) MySQL
2 50 (4.06%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.22%) NoSQL
4 11 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 9 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.57%) InterSystems Cache
7 7 (0.57%) NonStop SQL
8 5 (0.41%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.32%) Big Data
9 4 (0.32%) KDB
9 4 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.24%) SQL Navigator
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.24%) DB2
10 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.24%) Spotfire
10 3 (0.24%) QlikView
10 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 131 (10.62%) Axure RP
2 87 (7.06%) Dreamweaver
3 64 (5.19%) Subversion
4 58 (4.70%) Git (software)
5 44 (3.57%) WebDriver
6 40 (3.24%) Jenkins
7 33 (2.68%) Cucumber
8 31 (2.51%) TeamCity
8 31 (2.51%) Maven
8 31 (2.51%) Grunt
9 27 (2.19%) Selenium
10 26 (2.11%) JUnit
10 26 (2.11%) Hudson
10 26 (2.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 23 (1.87%) JBehave
11 23 (1.87%) Bower
11 23 (1.87%) Mockito
11 23 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (1.46%) Visual Studio
13 16 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 180 (14.60%) Marketing
2 112 (9.08%) Finance
3 67 (5.43%) Retail
4 51 (4.14%) Publishing
4 51 (4.14%) Banking
5 32 (2.60%) Advertising
6 29 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.11%) Multimedia
8 25 (2.03%) Automotive
8 25 (2.03%) Legal
9 21 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.70%) Front Office
10 15 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.05%) Games
12 9 (0.73%) Interactive Media
13 7 (0.57%) Back Office
13 7 (0.57%) Law
14 5 (0.41%) Electronics
14 5 (0.41%) Military
15 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 461 (37.39%) Developer
2 392 (31.79%) Designer
3 111 (9.00%) User Experience Designer
4 94 (7.62%) Front-End Developer
5 93 (7.54%) Web Developer
6 78 (6.33%) Analyst
7 70 (5.68%) Web Designer
8 68 (5.52%) Architect
9 63 (5.11%) UI Designer
10 58 (4.70%) Visual Designer
11 54 (4.38%) UI Developer
12 44 (3.57%) Graphic Designer
13 42 (3.41%) UI Programmer
14 41 (3.33%) Digital Designer
15 38 (3.08%) Consultant
16 35 (2.84%) Senior Designer
17 33 (2.68%) Java Developer
18 29 (2.35%) Trainer
18 29 (2.35%) Junior
19 24 (1.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 616 (49.96%) HTML
2 512 (41.52%) CSS
3 282 (22.87%) HTML5
4 194 (15.73%) jQuery
5 163 (13.22%) CSS3
6 156 (12.65%) Flash
7 107 (8.68%) XML
8 74 (6.00%) Apache Flex
9 71 (5.76%) XHTML
10 70 (5.68%) AngularJS
11 62 (5.03%) Ajax
12 58 (4.70%) JSON
13 47 (3.81%) .NET
14 44 (3.57%) JSP
15 39 (3.16%) Sass
16 35 (2.84%) Web Services
17 34 (2.76%) RESTful
18 26 (2.11%) Spring
18 26 (2.11%) ASP.NET
19 25 (2.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 102 (8.27%) Mobile App
2 69 (5.60%) Social Media
3 68 (5.52%) E-Learning
4 65 (5.27%) Graphic Design
5 42 (3.41%) Animation
6 34 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (2.35%) iPhone
8 28 (2.27%) RIA
9 26 (2.11%) W3C
10 25 (2.03%) Visualisation
10 25 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (1.87%) Computer Science
12 21 (1.70%) Open Source
13 16 (1.30%) Copywriting
14 15 (1.22%) Blackberry
14 15 (1.22%) Management Information System
15 14 (1.14%) Photography
16 12 (0.97%) Smartphone
16 12 (0.97%) Digital Media
16 12 (0.97%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 86 (6.97%) Windows
2 85 (6.89%) Android
3 53 (4.30%) Apple iOS
4 46 (3.73%) Linux
5 27 (2.19%) Windows 7
6 26 (2.11%) Windows XP
7 22 (1.78%) UNIX
8 21 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.89%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.81%) Windows 2000
12 9 (0.73%) Windows Vista
12 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.081%) HPUX
17 1 (0.081%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (12.57%) E-Commerce
2 120 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (9.49%) Responsive Web Design
4 105 (8.52%) Web Design
5 100 (8.11%) Analytics
6 89 (7.22%) Content Management
7 87 (7.06%) OO
8 80 (6.49%) SEO
8 80 (6.49%) Scrum
9 74 (6.00%) Web Development
10 50 (4.06%) TDD
10 50 (4.06%) Project Management
11 48 (3.89%) Web Analytics
12 47 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (3.49%) SOA
14 43 (3.49%) Information Architecture
15 41 (3.33%) Usability Testing
16 38 (3.08%) MVC
17 37 (3.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 391 (31.71%) JavaScript
2 231 (18.73%) Java
3 85 (6.89%) PHP
4 65 (5.27%) SQL
5 36 (2.92%) C#
6 34 (2.76%) ActionScript
7 20 (1.62%) ActionScript 3.0
8 18 (1.46%) Ruby
9 17 (1.38%) Python
10 15 (1.22%) C++
11 14 (1.14%) ActionScript 2.0
12 10 (0.81%) Scala
13 9 (0.73%) C
13 9 (0.73%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.65%) XAML
15 7 (0.57%) ABAP
15 7 (0.57%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.57%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.57%) Perl
16 5 (0.41%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 128 (10.38%) Degree
2 37 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.49%) MCP
5 5 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.16%) MOS
6 2 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.16%) MCITP
6 2 (0.16%) MCSE
6 2 (0.16%) CCNA
6 2 (0.16%) ISEB
6 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.081%) MCT
7 1 (0.081%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.081%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.081%) HP AIS
7 1 (0.081%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.081%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.78%) QA
2 8 (0.65%) SLA
3 6 (0.49%) WAI
4 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.081%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.081%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.081%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.081%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.081%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (0.73%) SCCM
2 6 (0.49%) CA SiteMinder
2 6 (0.49%) OpenSSO
3 4 (0.32%) Puppet
4 3 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.24%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.24%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.081%) WSUS
6 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.081%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.081%) Salt
Vendors
1 140 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 70 (5.68%) Oracle
3 51 (4.14%) SAP
4 23 (1.87%) Cisco
4 23 (1.87%) Apple
4 23 (1.87%) VMware
5 22 (1.78%) Citrix
6 21 (1.70%) McAfee
7 20 (1.62%) Orchard
8 19 (1.54%) IBM
8 19 (1.54%) JBoss
9 18 (1.46%) Symantec
10 17 (1.38%) Google
10 17 (1.38%) hybris
11 16 (1.30%) Omniture
12 14 (1.14%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.97%) Lotus
13 12 (0.97%) Appcelerator
13 12 (0.97%) Facebook
13 12 (0.97%) Twitter
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